Retro Reviews: Fantastic Four no. 3

Retro Reviews: Fantastic Four no. 3

Finally, the best tagline in all of anything and everything everywhere, “The Greatest Comic Magazine in the World!!” Both exclamation marks are totally necessary. Also, it would later become the more flowy and therefore more catchy, “The World’s Greatest Comic...
Jeff’s Picks of the Week for February 21, 2018

Jeff’s Picks of the Week for February 21, 2018

Hello to all you fine Gatherers and Grand Geeks aplenty. As I write this I am fighting off extreme exhaustion coming back from Long Beach Comic Expo this weekend.  Yup, the con-season for this guy has begun and as it is every year I am sorely unprepared for the...
Black Panther Review – All Hail the King

Black Panther Review – All Hail the King

This film is a breakout star from Marvel, telling a story that fans and humans everywhere have been waiting to see for a long time. Black Panther brings to life a fictional culture in full, dynamic color (with all its triumphs and all its flaws), but it tells the story of all of us, our triumphs and our flaws.

Retro Reviews: Fantastic Four no. 2

Retro Reviews: Fantastic Four no. 2

A few years back, in 2008 (dang, that was 10 years ago), I returned to regular comic reading after about a 10-year break (dang, 10 more years). At that time I was locked into the Secret Invasion storyline, where did that all begin? Here, with some sneaky...
Jeff’s Picks of the Week for February 7, 2018

Jeff’s Picks of the Week for February 7, 2018

February is here, fine Grand Geeks and wonderful Gatherers!  Love is just around the corner with Valentine’s Day.  Or perhaps you’re also excited for Chinese New Year?  Well, those are both perfectly legitimate things to be excited for this month but for...
Retro Reviews: Fantastic Four no. 1

Retro Reviews: Fantastic Four no. 1

Where did it all begin? HERE. It all began here. But before it began a quick bit of controversy-free backstory (though sometime I’ll probably write at length about that, just not now). Jack Kirby and Stan Lee both worked at Marvel through the years with Stan’s first...
Jeff’s Picks of the Week for January 31, 2018

Jeff’s Picks of the Week for January 31, 2018

We come to the end of January, dear Gatherers and Grand Geeks! In my neck of the woods an unfortunate heatwave has suddenly erupted over the land and thus it has become quite a bothersome affair during the light vacation I have acquired. Nevertheless it does afford me...
Retro Reviews: The Introduction

Retro Reviews: The Introduction

Where does it all begin? THE MARVEL AGE OF COMICS BEGAN with The Fantastic Four number 1. This will part of an ongoing, ever-growing, series of retro reviews, from epic comic book runs to awesome television shows and more!